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apartheid in which that kind of separation was imposed by law. and be as a result of that, predictable results. the only industry there is the drug industry which jonathan had come up in. his step dad was a big dealer, and he had run away to the streets. so he becomes, in a way, the story intended to explain to people why south africa's still such a violent place and what it is, the logic, that takes somebody who's a very decent kid with a big struggle with his moral conscience about what he will do and won't do. but we see him go fromming beina runaway, homeless runaway, to becoming a beggar, to becoming a thief and then an armed thief and worse. he becomes our window into how that happens for so many young south africans. >> and i'm curious, i mean, how were you able to win his trust the way you were? because he talks about things that could conceivably get him into great trouble. >> yeah. i think i had, you know, i had -- i know you've had this experience, too, where you go and see somebody, and you wonder how much of what they told you is true and whether you'll ever see them again
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